Day: November 11, 2015

Social media use requires thoughtful consumption

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

Utter the words “social media” and imme­diately you’ll be bombarded with a flurry criticisms and complaints about the nature of today’s obsession with screens and devices. The platform has become…

Autism lacks critical representation in news

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 7 years ago

Last weekend I saw a news piece about a 13-year-old autistic boy who saved a chok­ing girl’s life using a move he learned from the popular animated television series “Spongebob…

Student Life Committee values accessibility

By CHRIS BROWN – 7 years ago

The VSA Student Life committee works on a number of projects and initiatives that strive to better the quality of life for all stu­dents on this campus. This year, with…

Displaced Persons photographs, reflects oblivious worlds

By SABRINA OH – 7 years ago

courtesy of Participant Inc.  A woman with short, rigid, platinum hair boldly sports her cat-eye sunglasses, ruby lipstick, retro triangular earrings and a pair of white latex gloves. She cups…

Drama series incorporates horror, humor

By JILLIAN ELKIN – 7 years ago

“Good evening, idiot hookers.” That’s just one line spouted cruelly from the lips of Chanel Oberlin, portrayed by Emma Roberts, in the TV show “Scream Queens” created by Ryan Murphy,…

The Martian’s sales success raises concern

By REID ANTIN – 7 years ago

When Ridley Scott directs a space mov­ie and it’s so terrible that it makes you wish you were watching “Prometheus” (perhaps the ultimate exercise in promising so much and delivering…